COVID-19: Daily update from Nepal’s Ministry of Health and Population

  • April 12, 2020

Dr. Bikash Devkota, Speaker for the Ministry of Health and Population appeared on Facebook Live for the day’s media briefing. Here are a few updates:

Total no. of tests done in Nepal: 8,505 ( PCR: 5184 + Rapid Test: 3,321)

Total no. of tests done in Kathmandu: 4,020

No. of tests in Kathmandu in last 24 hours: 628

Tests outside Kathmandu: Dharan, Pokhara, Hetauda, Janakpur, Surkhet, Dhangadi, Dhulikhel, Bharatpur, Bhairawaha (PCR Tests)

Rapid Diagnostic Tests: 3,321

No. of people in isolation: 85

Inside Valley: 15

Outside valley: 70

(On suspicion of coronavirus, tests either yet to be done, or results are awaited)

Contact Tracing: Completed

No. of cases: 12 (11 active, 1 recovery)

Teku 2
Baglung 2
Dhangadi 4

Birgunj 3

All cases normal

Mobile App:

As per the mobile app and website of MOHP launched by MoHP, HamroSwasthya mobile app

Self-evaluation: 15,070

Red Zone: 206

Disclaimer: All information relayed as said by the spokesperson of MoHP.